During the fifth annual "Ready, Set, Wear It! " campaign, 6,973 people gathered at 175 events to set a world record for largest group of people to wear life jackets.
The event was hosted by the National Safe Boating Council in partnership with Canadian Safe Boating Council. They set the record to to promote safe and responsible boating for National Safe Boating Week and throughout the boating season. See photos of the events here.
Darryl Learie inflated and sat on a 17-inch Mega Whoopee cushion
four times in one minute. He was attempting to do a five minute record
but the whoopee cushion exploded.
Darryl Learie fit seven inflated balloons inside an eighth inflated
balloon in a Russian Doll format.
Darryl Learie inserted 29 inflated balloons inside an inflated balloon.
Kameron Messmer inflated a 260 balloon in 2.47 seconds.
Darryl Learie inflated 1,000 latex party balloons in 231 minutes and 48
seconds — just under four hours.
Kameron Messmer inflated a 260 balloon in 2.66 seconds while standing on broken glass.
NOTE: This feat is extremely dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals with safety precautions on hand.
Darryl Learie used only his breath to inflate and burst a 17-inch
Mega-Whoopee cushion in 36.10 seconds. The cushion was a gift from
fellow RecordSetter Brian Pankey.
Darryl Learie managed to get nine steak knives in an inflated balloon.
NOTE: This record can be dangerous. Please use proper safety
Brian Pankey inflated and sat on a 17-inch Mega Whoopee cushion 20
times in five minutes.
Darryl Learie inflated 10 balloons until they popped in five minutes,
NOTE: Balloons are a choking hazard. Please have assistance on hand in
case of an emergency.
Darryl Learie placed his hand inside three inflated balloons nested
inside of each other.
Darryl Learie popped a balloon within two balloons.
Darryl Learie popped an inflated balloon inside two more inflated
balloons without popping either of the outside balloons.
While dressed as Santa, Art Hoffman used a 75-cent air machine to
inflate two bicycle tires.
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